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Bob 'n Joyce Talk HR 'n OD

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The Bob 'n Joyce Talk HR 'n OD podcast, hosted by Bob Stapleton and Joyce Wilson-Sanford, is for Human Resources and Organizational Development change-makers committed to bold work in an era that calls for the skills, values and partnership of these two disciplines. Bob and Joyce are former HR and OD C-suite executives who share their successes, failures, and hacks. They believe that it's an exciting time for this work and give specifics around acquisitions, policy nightmares, and grand moments. This podcast is to support your work and to take a moment to step away from the daily chaos. Come on in, grab a snack, and welcome!

The Bob 'n Joyce Talk HR 'n OD podcast, hosted by Bob Stapleton and Joyce Wilson-Sanford, is for Human Resources and Organizational Development change-makers committed to bold work in an era that calls for the skills, values and partnership of these two disciplines. Bob and Joyce are former HR and OD C-suite executives who share their successes, failures, and hacks. They believe that it's an exciting time for this work and give specifics around acquisitions, policy nightmares, and grand moments. This podcast is to support your work and to take a moment to step away from the daily chaos. Come on in, grab a snack, and welcome!

Location:

United States

Description:

The Bob 'n Joyce Talk HR 'n OD podcast, hosted by Bob Stapleton and Joyce Wilson-Sanford, is for Human Resources and Organizational Development change-makers committed to bold work in an era that calls for the skills, values and partnership of these two disciplines. Bob and Joyce are former HR and OD C-suite executives who share their successes, failures, and hacks. They believe that it's an exciting time for this work and give specifics around acquisitions, policy nightmares, and grand moments. This podcast is to support your work and to take a moment to step away from the daily chaos. Come on in, grab a snack, and welcome!

Language:

English

Contact:

518-878-1829


Episodes

Episode 77: Re-upping Our Commitment To This Work

8/10/2022
Today, Joyce and Bob renew and recommit to their relationship of working together. This November, Bob’nJoyce will celebrate their 2nd Anniversary of doing the Bob’nJoyce Talk HR/OD Podcast. They take the time to pause and create the space to discuss where they are in their relationship and new ways to bring energy and revitalization to our work. Today, we… * Demonstrate the power of renewal and commitment. * Get gritty about how we bring our full selves to this work. * Share our thinking...

Duration:00:24:09

Episode 76: Letting People Go – Organizational Moment of Truth

8/3/2022
In this episode, Bob’nJoyce discuss how to do terminations well. People exiting an organization is common and yet too many terminations are done awkwardly and poorly. In this episode, you will learn why: 1. We don’t like the word, termination. 2. Doing it poorly destroys the trust and bond with those that remain. 3. Done well, dignity and a person’s self-worth remain intact. So come on in. Grab a snack. Welcome!

Duration:00:22:18

Episode 75: The Importance of Organizational Rituals

7/20/2022
In today’s episode, Bob’nJoyce explore work rituals that define an organization’s culture. Rituals (think habit with focus and intention) bring soothing comfort and ground and support organizational success. In this episode we: Describe why leaders and OD professionals need to be aware of and participate in rituals Share examples of rituals that work Address how to create new rituals during disruption and big change Explore how simple rituals make a huge difference So…. Come on in. Grab a...

Duration:00:19:11

Episode 74: HR's Bad Rap

7/12/2022
In this episode, Bob’nJoyce continue their conversation on the bad rap that HR receives. HR is often seen as the compliance police, organizational irritant, and communication black hole. In this episode, we muse about why HR is so critical to an organization’s success despite the bad rap it gets. We also pose the question of whether HR's reputation is getting better (hint - we are going to need your help here). So come on in. Grab a snack. Welcome!

Duration:00:20:23

Episode 73: HR - Who Are We?

7/6/2022
In this episode, Bob'nJoyce talk sports, making choices, and yes, the need for HR to reinvigorate itself. You will learn: • The need to check in before diving into work (warning: we took 5 ½ minutes) • Moving from an HR compliance focus to a dynamic organizational force • The importance of checking into your point of view • HR as supportive structure for a company’s success • 5 skills you need to lead HR (or anything really) So come on in for fun and learning and, don’t forget the snack.

Duration:00:29:02

Episode 72: 2022 Culture Change Work – Soothing, Uncomfortable And Needed

6/28/2022
In Episode 72, Bob’nJoyce rift on needed culture change given our times. Organizations and institutions are under great pressure to change behaviors and processes that no longer serves them. As OD/HR practitioners, we recognize the importance of positive culture change work. In 2022, this is truer than ever. In this episode you will learn: • 4 facts about today’s organizational reality • 3 suggestions for going from command and control to collaboration • 2 ideas for what a leader can do to...

Duration:00:25:47

Episode 71: Baptism by Fire – Part Two

6/21/2022
In this episode, Bob’nJoyce share a story about Bob’s experience co-leading Hannaford’s entry into new markets in Virginia and North Carolina. This is a story about pivotal career moments, immersive learning, facing fear and taking risk. As HR/OD practitioners, putting workers in challenging environments is a best practice that accelerates learning and builds resilience. Some stories are worth telling, and Bob’nJoyce think this one is rich in lessons learned. So come on in. Grab a snack....

Duration:00:32:16

Episode 70: Bold Moves, Cringe-worthy Moments, and Chronic Curiosity

6/14/2022
In this episode, Joyce shares her story as an emerging OD practitioner at Hannaford Bros. Co., a regional grocer in Maine. Through storytelling, Joyce shares her wisdom on entering an organization, building trust, and introducing much needed change. There are many lessons for OD, and really all of us, about navigating this thing we call life. So come on in. Grab a snack. Welcome!

Duration:00:29:14

Episode 69: Baptism by Fire – A Story about Accelerated Learning

6/7/2022
In this episode, Bob’nJoyce share a story about accelerated learning. It is scary, intimidating, and uncomfortable but is where deep learning happens. This is a Maine story about great Mainers and a Philly boy facing the elements and prevailing. It is an Aesop’s fable on the lessons of real and deep learning for HR/OD practitioners to hear. So… Come in. Grab a snack. Welcome

Duration:00:16:31

Episode 68: Being Present – A Gift for You and Others

5/31/2022
In today’s episode, we explore the benefits of being present and in the moment. Instead of explaining what we mean, we practiced a meditation of being there for each other. Today’s episode is important for HR/OD (and really anyone) as most of us glide through life not noticing what surrounds us, including the people. Come on in (like really), Grab a snack (appreciate it). Welcome (we mean it)!

Duration:00:29:23

Episode 67: Winning the Battle for Talent

5/24/2022
In this episode, Bob’nJoyce, discuss the posting process and its importance to an organization’s success. In the era of Zoom, social media, and recruiting apps, it is easy to forget that posting and hiring is still a high touch process. Companies whose posting process fails to reach beyond their line of sight to find hidden talent are in trouble. The power dynamic between employees and employers has shifted from employers having the power to jobseekers, employed or not, having as much. A...

Duration:00:22:03

Episode 66: Managing External OD/HR Consultants

5/17/2022
In this episode, Bob’nJoyce delve in the benefits of using external OD/HR consultants while managing the landmines of using them. Whether you are hiring an executive search firm, coach, or OD consultant, there are some commonsense rules of the road to leverage the relationship. Bob’nJoyce bring an unique perspective as they have been both external consultants and internal practitioners. Come learn from their experience of getting it right and making big blunders – the latter of which still...

Duration:00:27:36

Episode 65: To Disrupt – OD’s Ultimate Purpose

5/10/2022
In today’s episode, Bob’nJoyce wrestle with the idea of OD’s purpose being to evoke disruption. We both agreed the word disruption may be too harsh. Our goal in today's podcast is to create meaning with the words we use to describe OD’s work. This matters. Knowing OD’s purpose guides us and informs why OD creates organization discomfort. We debate alternatives to the word "disruptor," like "galvanizer" and "catalyst." Come join us to see where we landed. Come in. Grab a snack. Welcome!

Duration:00:16:15

Episode 64: A Show About Nothing

5/5/2022
In this episode, Bob’nJoyce let it rip and rift about rifting. We discussed everything from toilet paper and Kleenex to delayed gratification and somehow relate it all back to OD. Once we get focused, we talked about how perspectives and opinions are often shaped by the roles we play. Come listen to discover how the words competition, protection, disruption, and projection relate to specific functions. Come on in. Grab a snack. Welcome!

Duration:00:23:48

Episode 63: A Time to Be Bold and Courageous

4/27/2022
Many of us play it safe when the organization requires bold action. In this episode, Bob’nJoyce take on the topic of leaning into discomfort and taking bold action to move a team or organization. We share examples when we took bold action that worked and times we flopped, pivoted, and moved forward. In these volatile and uncertain times, playing it safe when bold action is required just doesn’t cut it. We are back after a two-week hiatus so please come on in. Grab a snack. Welcome!

Duration:00:30:13

Episode 62: The Burnout Pandemic and What OD/HR Can Do

4/5/2022
In this episode, we revisit the cause and impact of burnout and stress. Good companies regard the health and well-being of their employees as inextricably linked to business success. OD and HR policy and practices must reflect that burnout is an unavoidable consequence of life in uncertain, chaotic times. In this episode you will learn: • The impact of life events that cause burnout • The impact of stress on emotional well-being and physical health • Steps that OD and HR cans do to address...

Duration:00:31:49

Episode 61: Lead Like You Own It - Lessons from Entrepreneurs

3/24/2022
In this episode, Bob’nJoyce look at leadership through the lens of an entrepreneur. An entrepreneur wears many hats and must surround themselves with people who possess skills and knowledge they lack. They must move fast and correct quickly knowing that everything is on the line. They pay attention to the culture from the perspective of what the employee experience must be to deliver the customer experience they desire. The three key critical roles of an entrepreneur are: * Attracting great...

Duration:00:25:46

Episode 60: Fully Human Leadership – A Deeper Dive

3/17/2022
In today’s episode, Bob’nJoyce dive deeper into the new leadership model introduced in Episode 59. They make the case why dated leadership models are no longer sufficient to thrive in a VUCA world and why this new model of leadership is needed to meet modern challenges. They answer the questions: • How is this model different from past models? • Are some of the 16 attributes more important than others? • How does one incorporate this model into their unique leadership style? Come in. Grab a...

Duration:00:26:27

Episode 59: Fully Human Leadership – A New Model for Leading

3/7/2022
Ralph Waldo Emerson summed up this model best: “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” Come in. Grab a snack. Welcome!

Duration:00:25:33

Episode 58: Informed Consultant – OD Sherpa

2/25/2022
In today’s episode, Bob’NJoyce explore ODN’s 5th and final OD core competency, Informed Consultant. This competency draws on an OD practitioner’s organizational awareness, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and possessing a toolbox of OD interventions that drives a company’s success. We use the term OD Sherpa, a person with the endurance to overcome difficult circumstances and the skills to lead the way, to best describe this OD competency.

Duration:00:24:12